Documentary Movies

Spelling the Dream

Spelling the Dream

Spelling the Dream
IMDb: N/A
82

Since 1999, 18 of the last 22 winners of the Scripps National Spelling Bee have been Indian-American, making the incredible trend one of the longest in sports history. “Breaking the…

Genre: Documentary
Banking on Africa: The Bitcoin Revolution

Banking on Africa: The Bitcoin Revolution

Banking on Africa: The Bitcoin Revolution
IMDb: N/A
48

As the world races to lead the way in blockchain technology, could Africa have an advantage? This documentary follows the journey of Bitcoin pioneers as the continent seeks to leverage…

Genre: Documentary
Ben Platt: Live from Radio City Music Hall

Ben Platt: Live from Radio City Music Hall

Ben Platt: Live from Radio City Music Hall
IMDb: N/A
85

Backed by a full band and a ready wit, actor Ben Platt opens up a very personal songbook onstage — numbers from his debut LP, “Sing to Me Instead.”

Eps10The Last Dance

The Last Dance

The Last Dance
TMDb: 8.2
60 min

A 10-part documentary chronicling the untold story of Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls dynasty with rare, never-before-seen footage and sound from the 1997-98 championship season – plus over 100…

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
Eps9Home

Home

Home
IMDb: N/A
N/A

A never-before-seen look inside the world’s most innovative homes with each episode unveiling the boundary-pushing imagination of the visionaries who dared to dream and build them.

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
The House in Between

The House in Between

The House in Between
IMDb: N/A
81

A dream home turned into a nightmare after a life-changing paranormal experience. The homeowner, Alice Jackson, refuses to spend another night at her house unless someone proves to her what…

Murder to Mercy: The Cyntoia Brown Story

Murder to Mercy: The Cyntoia Brown Story

Murder to Mercy: The Cyntoia Brown Story
IMDb: N/A
96

After 16-year-old Cyntoia Brown is sentenced to life in prison, questions about her past, physiology and the law itself call her guilt into question.

Genre: Documentary
A Secret Love

A Secret Love

A Secret Love
IMDb: N/A
83

Amid shifting times, two women kept their decades-long love a secret. But coming out later in life comes with its own set of challenges.

Genre: Documentary
TFW NO GF

TFW NO GF

TFW NO GF
IMDb: N/A
72

Born from the internet, the phrase “TFW NO GF” was originally used online to describe a lack of romantic companionship. Since then, it has evolved to symbolize a greater state…

Genre: Documentary
My Darling Vivian

My Darling Vivian

My Darling Vivian
IMDb: N/A
89

The story of Vivian Liberto, Johnny Cash’s first wife and the mother of his four daughters. Includes never-before-seen footage and photographs of Johnny Cash and Rosanne Cash, as well as…

Genre: Documentary
Beastie Boys Story

Beastie Boys Story

Beastie Boys Story
IMDb: N/A
120

A live documentary experience focusing on the history and legacy of the Beastie Boys and its intimate, personal story.

Happiness Continues

Happiness Continues

Happiness Continues
IMDb: N/A
104

A live concert experience and exclusive look into life on the road with The Jonas Brothers during their Happiness Begins concert tour.

The Longest War

The Longest War

The Longest War
IMDb: N/A
90

The human stories and drama behind America’s involvement in Afghanistan, now the longest war in U.S. history. First-hand witnesses — ranging from U.S. intelligence operatives, to soldiers and their families,…

Genre: Documentary, War
Eps8Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness

Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness

Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness
TMDb: 7.3
43 min

A zoo owner spirals out of control amid a cast of eccentric characters in this true murder-for-hire story from the underworld of big cat breeding.

Status: Ended
Call Your Mother

Call Your Mother

Call Your Mother
IMDb: N/A
73

A hilarious ode to moms and the way they have shaped the work of some of comedy’s biggest stars.

Genre: Documentary
The Definition of Insanity

The Definition of Insanity

The Definition of Insanity
IMDb: N/A
73

The Miami-Dade Community Mental Health Project comes to life in this documentary, following a team of dedicated public servants working through the courts to steer people with mental illness on…

Genre: Documentary
LA Originals

LA Originals

LA Originals
IMDb: N/A
92

Photographer Estevan Oriol and artist Mister Cartoon turned their Chicano roots into gritty art, impacting street culture, hip hop and beyond.

Genre: Documentary
Eps1Cosmos: Possible Worlds

Cosmos: Possible Worlds

Cosmos: Possible Worlds
IMDb: N/A
N/A

Following the wildly successful “Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey,” Neil deGrasse Tyson returns as host to translate more revelations of science into a lavish transporting experience, taking audiences on a series…

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
Art Paul of Playboy: The Man Behind the Bunny

Art Paul of Playboy: The Man Behind the Bunny

Art Paul of Playboy: The Man Behind the Bunny
IMDb: N/A
N/A
73

ART PAUL OF PLAYBOY: The Man Behind the Bunny, a documentary film on the innovation and impact of Art Paul, the creator of the iconic bunny logo, founding art director…

Genre: Documentary
Dolphin Reef

Dolphin Reef

Dolphin Reef
IMDb: N/A
77

In “Dolphin Reef,” Disneynature dives under the sea to frolic with some of the planet’s most engaging animals: dolphins. Echo is a young bottlenose dolphin who can’t quite decide if…

Genre: Documentary
Long Gone Wild

Long Gone Wild

Long Gone Wild
IMDb: N/A
N/A
83

Long Gone Wild focuses on the plight of captive orcas, picking up where the acclaimed documentary Blackfish left off while telling a uniquely new and different story…

Genre: Documentary
David Blaine: The Magic Way

David Blaine: The Magic Way

David Blaine: The Magic Way
IMDb: N/A
45

Magician David Blaine performs reality-defying magical acts; featured celebrities include Odell Beckham Jr., Emily Blunt, John Krasinski, Tom Brady, Gisele Bündchen, Dave Chappelle, James Corden, Bryan Cranston, David Dobrik, Dr….

Genre: Documentary
The Scheme

The Scheme

The Scheme
IMDb: N/A
118

The revealing, no-holds-barred tale of Christian Dawkins, convicted in federal court in the biggest criminal case in collegiate sports history, a criminal enterprise that infiltrated college basketball teams and funneled…

Genre: Documentary
The Occupation

The Occupation

The Occupation
IMDb: N/A
N/A
83

On October 15, 2011, thousands of people gathered at the Vancouver Art Gallery to support the global Occupy movement. As the day progressed, hundreds of people set up tents and…

Pandemic: Covid-19

Pandemic: Covid-19

Pandemic: Covid-19
IMDb: N/A
45

Experts shed light on the pandemic sweeping the globe.

Genre: Documentary
Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution

Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution

Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution
IMDb: N/A
107

Down the road from Woodstock in the early 1970s, a revolution blossomed in a ramshackle summer camp for disabled teenagers, transforming their young lives and igniting a landmark movement.

Genre: Documentary
The Fittest

The Fittest

The Fittest
IMDb: N/A
116

In 2019 the fittest athletes on earth took on the unknown and unknowable during four intense days of competition at the CrossFit Games. “The Fittest ” captures all the drama…

Genre: Documentary
Eps8Forensic Files II

Forensic Files II

Forensic Files II
TMDb: 10
25 min

Forensic Files, long considered the gold-standard of crime & justice non-fiction programming, will return with 16 new half-hour episodes beginning Sunday, February 23rd. The updated series will showcase all new…

Status: Returning Series
East Lake Meadows: A Public Housing Story

East Lake Meadows: A Public Housing Story

East Lake Meadows: A Public Housing Story
IMDb: N/A
104

The history of the East Lake Meadows public housing project in Atlanta and the people who lived there from 1970 to its demolition in 2000, with special emphasis on the…

Genre: Documentary
Eps3Disney Fam Jam

Disney Fam Jam

Disney Fam Jam
IMDb: N/A
N/A

Coached by choreographer Phil Wright, families take their moves out of the living room and into the spotlight to see if they’ve got what it takes to be the next…

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
Climbing Blind

Climbing Blind

Climbing Blind
IMDb: N/A
69

Blind climber Jesse Dufton’s ascent of the Old Man of Hoy.

Genre: Documentary
Dosed

Dosed

Dosed
IMDb: N/A
82

The documentary follows one woman’s quest to overcome anxiety, depression, and opioid addiction through the use of psychedelic medicines.

Genre: Documentary
After Truth: Disinformation and the Cost of Fake News

After Truth: Disinformation and the Cost of Fake News

After Truth: Disinformation and the Cost of Fake News
IMDb: N/A
N/A

An investigation into the ongoing threat caused by the phenomenon of “fake news” in the U.S., focusing on the real-life consequences that disinformation, conspiracy theories and false news stories have…

Genre: Documentary
Eps3Washington

Washington

Washington
TMDb: 6.5
N/A

The story of how a fatherless young soldier full of personal ambition becomes a leader of men willing to sacrifice all for the common cause. How a once-loyal British subject…

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
Eps6Slow Burn

Slow Burn

Slow Burn
IMDb: N/A
N/A

In this adaptation of the award-winning podcast, Slow Burn’s Leon Neyfakh excavates the strange subplots and forgotten characters of recent political history—and finds surprising parallels to the present.

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
Don’t Call Me Bigfoot

Don’t Call Me Bigfoot

Don’t Call Me Bigfoot
IMDb: N/A
80

There are tales all around the world of big, hairy, bipedal, ape-like creatures that dwell in the wilderness and leave footprints. But whatever you do, don’t call them Bigfoot. From…

Genre: Documentary
I Am Patrick: The Patron Saint of Ireland

I Am Patrick: The Patron Saint of Ireland

I Am Patrick: The Patron Saint of Ireland
IMDb: N/A
125

I AM PATRICK peels back centuries of legend and myth to tell the true story of Saint Patrick. Through historical re-enactments, expert interviews and Patrick’s own writings, experience the journey…

Elephant

Elephant

Elephant
IMDb: N/A
86

Disneynature’s Elephant follows African elephant Shani and her spirited son Jomo as their herd make an epic journey hundreds of miles across the vast Kalahari Desert. Led by their great…

Genre: Documentary
Eps4The Pharmacist

The Pharmacist

The Pharmacist
TMDb: 9
42 min

After his son’s tragic death, a Louisiana pharmacist goes to extremes to expose the rampant corruption behind the opioid addiction crisis.

Status: Ended
Eps6McMillion$

McMillion$

McMillion$
TMDb: 8
N/A

A detailed account of the McDonald’s Monopoly game scam during the 1990s as told by the participants in the case, including the prizewinners and the FBI agents who caught the…

Status: Ended
Genre: Documentary
Brave are the Fallen

Brave are the Fallen

Brave are the Fallen
IMDb: N/A
N/A

Captain Thomas Wall was a firefighter and a hero. This heartfelt and inspiring documentary chronicles Tom’s life, and his untimely death while battling an inferno.

Genre: Documentary
Eps6Rise of Empires: Ottoman

Rise of Empires: Ottoman

Rise of Empires: Ottoman
TMDb: 7.5
60 min

Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II wages an epic campaign to take the Byzantine capital of Constantinople and shapes the course of history for centuries.

Status: Returning Series
Eps6The Goop Lab

The Goop Lab

The Goop Lab
TMDb: 1
30 min

Leading with curiosity and keeping it real, Gwyneth Paltrow and her goop team look at psychedelics, energy work and other challenging wellness topics.

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
Viral: Antisemitism in Four Mutations

Viral: Antisemitism in Four Mutations

Viral: Antisemitism in Four Mutations
IMDb: N/A
83

Antisemitism in the US and Europe is spreading and is seemingly unstoppable. Andrew Goldberg examines its rise traveling through four countries to follow antisemitism and their victims, along with experts,…

Genre: Documentary
We Are the Dream: The Kids of the Oakland MLK Oratorical Fest

We Are the Dream: The Kids of the Oakland MLK Oratorical Fest

We Are the Dream: The Kids of the Oakland MLK Oratorical Fest
IMDb: N/A
58

Every year, hundreds of children from pre-K through 12th grade take the stage at the Oakland MLK Oratorical Fest, a public speaking competition where they perform poetry and speeches inspired…

Genre: Documentary
Eps3Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez

Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez

Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez
TMDb: 7.7
67 min

Via interviews with friends, players and insiders, this docuseries examines how Aaron Hernandez went from an NFL star to a convicted killer.

Status: Ended
Seven Days in Mexico

Seven Days in Mexico

Seven Days in Mexico
IMDb: N/A
N/A

After years of performing countless shows, spending days traveling and nights performing, all while attending to the necessary “business” of music, Human Drama’s Johnny Indovina feels burnt out and emptied….

Genre: Documentary
#cats_the_mewvie

#cats_the_mewvie

#cats_the_mewvie
IMDb: 5.2
90

Celebrity cat owners and online experts explore how the humble house cat has captured hearts and imaginations to become pop culture icons and the darlings of the Internet.

Genre: Documentary
Created Equal: Clarence Thomas in His Own Words

Created Equal: Clarence Thomas in His Own Words

Created Equal: Clarence Thomas in His Own Words
IMDb: N/A
116

Justice Thomas tells his entire life’s story, looking directly at the camera, speaking frankly to the audience. Unscripted and without narration, the documentary takes the viewer through a complex and…

Genre: Documentary
Miss Americana

Miss Americana

Miss Americana
IMDb: 7.4
85

A raw and emotionally revealing look at one of the most iconic artists of our time during a transformational period in her life as she learns to embrace her role…

Mother

Mother

Mother
IMDb: 7.3
82

In a village in Thailand, Pomm works in a care center for Europeans with Alzheimer’s. While she is separated from her children, she helps two new patients.

Genre: Documentary
On the Record

On the Record

On the Record
IMDb: N/A
95

The haunting story of music executive Drew Dixon as she grapples with her decision to become one of the first women of color, in the wake of #MeToo, to come…

Genre: Documentary
Natalie Wood: What Remains Behind

Natalie Wood: What Remains Behind

Natalie Wood: What Remains Behind
IMDb: N/A
100

Explore the personal and professional triumphs and challenges of actor Natalie Wood, which have often been overshadowed by her premature death.

Genre: Documentary
Spaceship Earth

Spaceship Earth

Spaceship Earth
IMDb: N/A
113

In 1991 a group of countercultural visionaries built an enormous replica of earth’s ecosystem called Biosphere 2. When eight “biospherians” lived sealed inside, they faced ecological calamities and cult accusations….

Genre: Documentary
The Painter and the Thief

The Painter and the Thief

The Painter and the Thief
IMDb: N/A
102

When two of artist Barbora Kysilkova’s most valuable paintings are stolen from a gallery at Frogner in Oslo, the police are able to find the thief after a few days,…

Genre: Documentary
Uppity: The Willy T. Ribbs Story

Uppity: The Willy T. Ribbs Story

Uppity: The Willy T. Ribbs Story
IMDb: 8.1
N/A

The life and career of the first African-American driver to compete in the Indy 500.

The Ronda Rousey Story: Through My Father’s Eyes

The Ronda Rousey Story: Through My Father’s Eyes

The Ronda Rousey Story: Through My Father’s Eyes
IMDb: N/A
100

The extraordinary story of MMA/UFC super star Ronda Rousey.

Genre: Documentary
Eps6The Imagineering Story

The Imagineering Story

The Imagineering Story
TMDb: 8.5
60 min

Explore the past, present and future of Walt Disney Imagineering with noted filmmaker Leslie Iwerks. Ms. Iwerks comes from a family with deep Disney history — her grandfather was an…

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
Eps13Marvel’s Hero Project

Marvel’s Hero Project

Marvel’s Hero Project
IMDb: N/A
30 min

This 20-episode series shares the remarkable, positive change several young heroes are making in their own communities across the country. These inspiring kids have dedicated their lives to selfless acts…

Status: Returning Series
Eps12The World According to Jeff Goldblum

The World According to Jeff Goldblum

The World According to Jeff Goldblum
TMDb: 6.6
N/A

Through the prism of Jeff Goldblum’s always inquisitive and highly entertaining mind, nothing is as it seems. Each episode is centered around something we all love — like sneakers or…

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary